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Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center

Levitt Center
315-859-4451 or 315-859-4894

The Levitt Center is located in Kirner-Johnson 251.

Student-Led Activities

Think Tank Topics 2010-2011

Ipsita Bhatia, Benjamin Hootnick, and Mikayla Irle worked together as Think Tank co-directors for the 2010-11 academic year.

4/29/11

The Debate on GMOs
How, by the year 2050, will we be able to bring into cultivation an area the size of Brazil in order to feed the world employing current technologies? 

Presented By: Professor Gapp (Biology) 

4/22/11

HUMANITY IN DEEP FOCUS
World Cinema, Theology, and the Human

With Professor Antonio Sison
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

4/8/11

DISASTER IN JAPAN:
Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Power Plant Crisis Series #2

Can disasters help great-power rivals bridge their differences and animosities?

A Panel Discussion on History, Politics and People

Presented by:
Prof. Ted Lehmann (Government), Prof. Haeng Ja Chung (Anthropology), Prof. Kyoko Omori (Japanese), Prof. Masaaki Kamiya (Japanese)  and Prof. Wakana Maekawa (Japanese) 

3/4/11

What does it mean to be Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at Hamilton? 

A conversation with Prof. Donald Carter, CDO 

2/25/11

Eating Disorders and the Media

Presented by:
Prof. Cheryl Casey (Communications), Galia Slayen '13 and Perry Ryan '12

2/11/11

Inequality in the United States: How Much is Enough?
Is inequality desirable or beneficial to society?  If so, how much?

Presented by:
Prof. Alan Cafruny (Government)

2/4/11

Ethnicity and Inequality in China's "Little Tibet"
What role can ethnic difference play in China's future development?

Presented by:
Prof. C. Vasantkumar (Anthropology)
and
Hamilton American/Chinese Exchange (HACE)

12/10/10

More Ballots, More Bullets?
Mexico's Debate about Militarization and Democracy

What are the consequences of US-backed militarization in Mexico?

Presented By: Thom Rath (History)

11/12/10

Artificial Food and the Yuck Factor

Presented By: Prof. P. Cannavo (Government)

11/5/10

Options for Social Security

Presented By: Prof. J. Bradfield (Economics)

10/29/10

The Public Career of Condoleezza Rice

Presented By: Prof. Phil Klinkner (Government)

10/22/10

Paper or plastic? Honda Fit or Toyota Prius?
Life Cycle Assessment and the environmental preferability of consumer products

Presented By: Prof. Michael McCormick (Biology)

10/1/10

Collegiate Fun, Reflection, and Critique
Why does college fun matter?

Presented by: Chaise LaDousa (Anthropology)

9/24/10

The Pakistan Floods:
Devastation Without Awareness

Chase LaDousa (Anthropology)
Arpita Banerjee (Economics)
Amina Sibtain '11
Rouvan Mahmud '11

9/17/11

Multiculturalism and Visa Categories:
(Over?)Compensated Yet Un(der)- Recognized Labor at the High-End Korean club in Japan

Presented by: Professor Haeng-ja Chung (Anthropology)